Sippy cups and dirty dishes may be your reality now, but it doesn’t have to be. Plan your escape to a real-life castle to experience the royal treatment (at least for a few nights). From Italy to California, flip through the photo gallery to discover the world’s coolest castles that you can rent for as little as $20 per person, per night. Move over Belle, there’s a new queen in town.

Romenay, France

If the oldest thing your kid has experienced in his older sib's hand-me-downs, visit this castle for some true old school fun. Built in 1571, everything on this property is historic with modern updates and amenities, including the heated pool.



Which castle is your favorite? Sound off below!

— Erin Lem

photos and castles courtesy of HomeAway